Universal Preservation Hall, 25 Washington Street
Doors open at 6:30PM
The Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation, in partnership with Universal Preservation Hall, invite you to join us for a
free film screening of “Modern Ruin: A World’s Fair Pavilion” by Matthew Silva and Aquarela Pictures.
The film tells the story of the pavilion, its varied uses, years of neglect, and growing advocacy to save this landmark.
Panel discussion to follow film.
Summer Stroll Calendar
Sundays through August 28
SSPF Members $5 | Non-Members $8
Sunday, July 24
SE Corner of Nelson & Union Avenues
Join leader Georgia Horner to explore the Saratoga Race Course area along Union Avenue
featuring the Reading Rooms, National Museum of Racing, Oklahoma Track,
and the Fasig-Tipton Humphrey S. Finney Sales Pavilion.
Sponsored by: Druthers Brewing Company
Sunday, July 31
Historic Fifth & Madison Avenues
NE Corner of Nelson & Fifth Avenues
Join Debbie Studwell to discover the unique history of two of Saratoga’s grand residential streets,
both lined with elegant Victorian and Craftsman houses. Learn more about the architecture and historical development
of this important neighborhood adjacent to the Saratoga Springs Race Course.
Sponsored by: The Springwater Bed & Breakfast
Sunday, August 7
Queen Annes: Circular Street & Union Avenue
SW Corner of Spring and Circular Streets
Linda Trela will tour the area formerly home to the Young Women’s Industrial Club of Saratoga,
which today is known as Skidmore College. Learn more about Skidmore’s early days
and the Queen Annes along Union Avenue.
Sponsored by: Ravenous
Sunday, August 14
The Good Life: North Broadway
NW Corner of North Broadway & Van Dam Street
Executive Director of SSPF, Samantha Bosshart, will lead a tour of the grand Queen Annes along this famed corridor.
This area features homes built by Saratoga’s most prominent figures such as Lucy Skidmore Scribner,
Fred Cluett, William B. Gage, and Senator Brackett.
Sponsored by: Olde Bryan Inn
Sunday, August 21
Down in the Valley: Exploring the Gut
SE Corner of Phila & Putnam Streets (Ben & Jerry’s)
Ellen Steinberger will conduct a tour of the area behind Broadway known as “The Gut,”
home to many working class family businesses and important contributions from Saratoga’s Jewish community.
Sponsored by: Harveys Restaurant & Bar
Sunday, August 28
Saratoga’s Historic West Side
South Franklin Street (Gideon Putnam Cemetery Entrance)
Stroll leader Susan Brooks will lead guests through the restored historic West Side, also known as Little Dublin.
Guests will learn about Saratoga’s Irish and Italian immigrants who helped shaped the history of this unique district.
Sponsored by: NBT Bank
Reservations are not required, but are suggested.
To RSVP, please contact
Nicole Babie, Membership & Programs Coordinator.
(518) 587- 5030